Welcome to the Wildcat’s
Home Page - Rockford, Illinois' Youth Cross Country Team

The Wildcats is a Youth Cross Country Team that started running in 1997. The program is designed to let kids have fun while learning about running. The ages of our runners range from 5-18. The program is open to all who might be interested in running. We compete in a series of cross-country meets during the fall, beginning in early October. The Wildcats host a meet on October 31, 2015, which is open to all youth runners. The Wildcats are a part of the Rockford Road Runners, a Road Runners Club of America organization member club. Rockford Wildcats are also affiliated with AAU and USA Track and Field.







Meets & Races

 Practice Schedule Locations & Times

How to Join & Release Form

Wildcat SmugMug Photo Galleries


Contact Us

Running   Links & More

Frequently Asked Questions

Meet Results 1997-2014

Rockford Road Runners


Running Quotes & Inspiration

Wildcat  Scholarship Application

Wildcat X-C Handbook


Be a Wildcat start running today! Practice schedule below.

Rockford Wildcats – Running Inspiration



Wildcats 19th Year is off & running!

Join us at any practice.


What do you need to run?


A completed & signed release >>> FORM (bring to practice)

We will have forms available at all practices.


“A pair of running shoes and a desire to run.”






Wildcat Mission Statement

We will provide all youth with the opportunity to
reach personal goals, be a leader, practice good
sportsmanship and learn respect for self and others.



  • Wildcats will be positive role models.
  • Wildcats value each runner and the efforts they are making.
  • Wildcats realize that each runner has different talents, abilities and goals.
  • Wildcats measure success by effort and personal satisfaction rather than place or time.
  • Wildcats value the relationships made and the fun shared by all kids who are team members.






Wildcats Spring Session 2015

 Be sure to bring a signed 2015 release FORM  to your first practice of the season.

 New runners may join at any of our practices with a signed release form.

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Sat. April 18


Rock Cut State Park - Puri Crest picnic area

Mon. April 20

5:30 pm

River Path- Meet near tennis courts south of YMCA Log Lodge

Tues. April 21

5:30 pm

River Path- Meet near tennis courts south of YMCA Log Lodge

Thurs. April 23

5:30 pm

River Path- Meet near tennis courts south of YMCA Log Lodge

Sat. April 25


No Practice

Sun. April 26

1:00 pm

Heritage Race

Summer Session Begins June 2

Tues. June 2


Rock Cut State Park – Puri Crest Picnic Area

Thurs. June 4

6:00 pm

Rock Cut State Park – Puri Crest Picnic Area





















































































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